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Rest

To cease motion, exertion, or labor.

In a lawsuit, a party is said to "rest," or "rest her case," when that party indicates that she has produced all the evidence that she intends to offer at that stage and submits the case either finally, or subject to the right to offer rebutting evidence after her opponent has introduced her evidence.

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Friedman's globalization thesis essentially rests upon what political scientists call the "harmony of interest" theory of conflict, which argues that a conflict-less world is possible if the right international system can be crafted.
Responsibility for the sheer organisation of these big rhetorical gestures rests upon the players, too, and how remarkably the CBSO acquitted themselves!
Using political elasticity theory, a distinction is made between "political hardware" and "political software." The Japanese management model rests upon a high quality of political software that is lacking in Nigeria, including: the development of mutual respect, soft forms of power combined with hard forms, the integration of centralization and decentralization, private sector/public sector cooperation, and improvement and correctional potential.
They lift the Jewish state's public mask and reveal the naked force beneath, arguing in turn that Israel is itself a terrorist state (Ashmore); that its tactics (many of which are, of course, officially tagged "antiterrorist" are repugnant to a human rights ethic (Graff); and in fact Israel may be charged with "s econdary genocide" (a charge McKenna rests upon a very skillfully compressed history of Israel's ideologically driven, i.e., premeditated, conquest of Palestinian land, its disastrous consequences, and the pretense of legality which has provided its political cover).
Although Bridges published several long poems and poetic dramas, his reputation rests upon the lyrics collected in Shorter Poems (1890, 1894).
second principle rests upon an a priori acceptance of egalitarianism.
If disability is viewed as a possible source of stigma and attitudinal aversion rather than as a functional limitation, the strivings of persons with disabilities to achieve equal social and employment opportunities fundamentally rests upon the implementation of their legal and constitution rights as well as upon the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs.
" However, his reputation rests upon two longer works: El estudiante de Salamanca (1839), which deals with the adventures of Felix de Montemar, a typical romantic hero who witnesses his own funeral, and the long dramatic poem El diablo mundo (1840 - 41), considered his masterpiece, which resembles Byron 's Don Juan and contains the famous " Canto a Teresa, " dealing with the poet 's lost love.
Al-Khurainej stressed that all citizens, expatriates, and illegal residents (known locally as the bedouns) are accountable to the law for any wrong doings they might commit, noting that Kuwait's safety rests upon everyone.
Making extensive use of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), this work by Davidson (psychology and oncology, Queen's U, Kingston, Canada) is intended for the general reader, nevertheless it rests upon solid scientific research, recommending strategies for both "ordinary" insomniacs and those with special conditions like medical issues or anxiety/depression.
Of course, this very rejection of abstraction rests upon an abstraction, "the ideological basis" of our exceptionalism.
This discovery rests upon the unappreciated fact that fat tissue, like a tumor, requires an increased blood supply to grow, says Maria A.